Hot new club at Grinnell

By Colin Ludlow ludlowco@grinnell.edu Fire artists Chloe Pachovas ’14 and Pelle Hall ’14 staged an exclusive demonstration of their unique craft for the S&B last Tuesday night. Armed with a staff and a tool similar to a flail, the pair demonstrated Grinnell’s latest art form on Mac Field. Let’s start with the basics. What do…

Coaches Can’t Get Enough Of Grinnell

By Darwin Manning  manningd@grinnell.edu While many students develop a great love for Grinnell and embrace the College and town as their second home and family, perhaps none feel such an unwavering connection as those who, after being students, go on to teach or coach. This is undoubtedly the case for four head coaches who also…

Letter to the Editor: SGA clarifies plans

Dear Grinnellians, We, SGA Cabinet, would like to apologize for the incorrect information that was printed in last week’s issue of the S&B due to a gap in communication within Cabinet. Here is a brief clarification of the situation regarding SGA’s financial plans for the semester: Money that is not spent by the end of…

Magic, Magic, Magic

What happened to all the magic? I’m not talking about tricks of light or sleight of hand, I’m talking about real magic. We all used to know it – from the 43-year old businessman who sits in his office working until twilight, to the tired taxi driver who grows sick of looking at the same…

True Grinnellian: Roger Bauman of “the Cage”

By Jasmine Gerritsen  gerritse@grinnell.edu Known for his waffles and selfless heart, Roger Bauman, commonly known as “Rodge,” tirelessly works for the College managing the Athletic Equipment Room. Perhaps the “truest Grinnellian” known to the Scarlet & Black, Roger was born only eight miles away from campus and has lived the vast majority of his life…

Midtown construction hopes to increase local shopping

By Brian Silberberg  silberbe@grinnell.edu Returning Grinnell students may have noticed the buzz of construction going on outside Wal-Mart upon their arrival this semester. The midtown construction is part of a concentrated effort to woo new retailers to town, specifically for unexplored niches and gaps in the available shopping options the town offers. Angela Harrington, President…

Sweet Summerz: Matthew Terry

By Yishi Liang liangyis@grinnell.edu Matthew Terry ’15 spent the summer working with the Chicago division of one of the leading names in improvisational (improv) theatre—The Second City. This theatre group is where some of today’s biggest comedians, such as Tina Fey, Steve Carrell and Steven Colbert got their start. He recounted his summer experience and…

Day in the Life–Darwin Manning ’13

7:53 a.m.—Wake up from another passionate dream where I was taking to the streets of D.C. Occupy style, possibly flashback from last Fall 7:55 a.m.—Clean up from my 1 a.m. snack of pistachios and darkened pretzels accompanied with viewing of The Dictator 7:58 a.m.—Check my phone and see that my dad has already run off…